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© Mr Fred Ballam

IoE Number: 262356
Location: KING'S HEAD INN, 14 CHURCH STREET (north side)
  MERRIOTT, SOUTH SOMERSET, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr Fred Ballam
Date Photographed: 22 September 2002
Date listed: 18 December 1987
Date of last amendment: 18 December 1987
Grade II

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ST4412MERRIOTT CPCHURCH STREET (North side)9/106No 14(King's Head Inn)

ST4412 MERRIOTT CP CHURCH STREET (North side) 9/106 No 14 (King's Head Inn) GV II Inn. Earlier C17. Ham stone cut and squared, ashlar dressings; double Roman clay tiled roof with high coped gable to west, suggesting former thatch, plain to east; brick end chimney stacks. Two storeys, 3 bays. Plinth, band course. Hollow-chamfer mullioned windows in chamfered recesses without labels; to bay 1 a 1 + 4 + 1 light angled shallow bay window with flat roof: to bay 2 are 4-light windows to both floors; bay 3 has horizontal-bar casements, 3-light above and 4-light below. Between bays 2 and 3 a plain doorway. Large hanging sign on wrought iron bracket to left of upper bay 1. West gable rendered; east gable has a C20 casement window. Leanto extension at rear. Interior only seen at ground floor level; timber crossbeams and a fireplace survive. This inn was in business by 1745 (VCH Somerset; Vol IV, 1978, p53).

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